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Since it's so dead around here...found this cool article on BBC! I think he's got us all beat.

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Gunther Holtorf's 23-year road trip

Back in 1989, as the Berlin Wall fell, Gunther Holtorf and his wife Christine set out on what was meant to be an 18-month tour of Africa in their Mercedes Benz G Wagen. Now, with more than 800,000km (500,000 miles) on the clock, Gunther is still going.

Slide show on BBC: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-18910560

More reading: http://www.digitaltrends.com/lifestyle/two-people-a-mercedes-g-wagen-and-their-23-year-500000-mile-journey-around-the-world/

http://www.nextcar.com.au/n.mercedesbenz.2007.holtorf.07jul.html

 

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that was cool, what do you call your truck thad? mine is called curbstomper, not as basic as "otto". How cool to get to travel around the world in a simple matter, off the grid of technology.
 

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Tracy is my rig, but she doesnt look like a tracy to me anymore... but I guess the name stays.
 

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that was cool, what do you call your truck thad? mine is called curbstomper, not as basic as "otto". How cool to get to travel around the world in a simple matter, off the grid of technology.
I was planning on naming my second son Dieter, but if I ever get a G-Wagen I'll probably have to give Dieter to the Mercedes. I just hope I get the G-Wagen first cause it'll be a pain in the butt to legally change the kid's name to something else.

Cool story, thanks for posting it up Thad.
 

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Chris, you totally lost me... I did look up the name tho :p Am I assuming your first born would be Otto?

From Wiki - Dieter is a German given name, a short form of Dietrich, from theod+ric "people ruler", see Theodoric.

Otto is a given name of Germanic origin.
 
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